LaCie Unveils 6 New Storage Solutions
LaCie unveiled six new storage products, some of which are designed by "world-renowned designers" including Neil Poulton and Karim Rashid. New products will make their debut at Macworld Expo in San Francisco's Moscone Center from January 9-13.
New LaCie solutions for 2006 are:
Little Big Disk - 320GB portable hard drive with burst transfer rate of up to 80MB/s (over FireWire 800). This one is equipped with LaCie's Triple Interface (FireWire 800/400 and USB 2.0). The disk is powered by and bootable over FireWire making it good for a fully portable editing workstation and companion to Apple PowerBooks. Little Big Disk also comes in a LaCie signature design by Neil Poulton, creator of the original d2 Hard Drive Series.
- LaCie Little Big Disk 160GB 5400rpm 16MB $399
- LaCie Little Big Disk 200GB 7200rpm 16MB $649
- LaCie Little Big Disk 240GB 5400rpm 16MB $649
- LaCie Little Big Disk 320GB 5400rpm 16MB $799
LaCie Rugged - a tough hard drive with Triple Interface and improved shock protection. The drive is encased into an aluminum shell and rubber bumper. This has also been designed by Neil Poulton. Also available in Single Interface of USB 2.0.
- LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 80GB 5400rpm $199
- LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 100GB 7200rpm $399
- LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 120GB 5400rpm $359
- LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 80GB 5400rpm $169
- LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 120GB 5400rpm $329
LaCie Skwarim - (pronounced square-im) a stylish handheld designed by Karim Rashid. Skwarim comes in a blue 60GB or pink 30GB version and has a 3.3" square shape with a textured feel. Has an integrated Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable.
- LaCie Skwarim 30GB (Pink) $149
- LaCie Skwarim 60GB (Blue) $199
LaCie Two Big - a SATA II RAID solution with two hot-swappable drives in capacities of 500GB or 1TB. It delivers maximum speed of up to 115MB/s in RAID 0. Bundled with the LaCie SATA II 3Gb/s PCI-X Card 4E that has four ports for adding multiple LaCie Two Big RAID units. Works with PC and Mac.
- LaCie Two Big 500GB $469
- LaCie Two Big 1TB $949
LaCie mini Hub and Hard Drive - an all-in-one storage solution designed to expand use of the Apple Mac mini. Has storage space up to 500GB, 2 x FireWire 400 and 4 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports.
- LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 250GB $199
- LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 300GB $229
- LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 400GB $369
- LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 500GB $429
LaCie Slim DVD±RW Drive with LightScribe and Toast 7 Titanium, Design by FA Porsche - a portable FireWire bus-powered DVD burner with Toast 7 Titanium CD/DVD burning software. It also has the ability to etch silkscreen-quality labels onto special discs using LightScribe technology. It can write to all CD/DVD media formats and comes in ultra slim casing created by Porsche Design GmbH.
- LaCie Slim DVD±RW Design by FA Porsche $219
New products are immediately available for pre-order. All hard drives ship with LaCie Backup Software for Mac/PC, and all necessary cables for immediate use.
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